Thought Leadership

There is time for crazy ideas with Stephanie Cox, Indianapolis

March 17, 2022

“I love crazy ideas, and I love figuring out how to make crazy ideas reality, and solving unsolvable problems.”  Stephanie Cox, CEO of Lumavate, never takes the easy way out, she’s the type of person who seeks out unbeatable problems to tackle and rolls with life’s punches. That’s why Stephanie wasn’t surprised or stumped when she adopted a pre-teen in the span of a few weeks, switched her high schoolers to a homeschooling program, and became CEO of Lumavate. In thi [...]

There is time for writing your personal playbook with Gary Brackett, Indianapolis

March 3, 2022

“Take an inventory of your life. If things aren't adding up, it's time to start subtracting.” Gary Brackett has experienced extreme highs and lows in his life— from being a part of a Superbowl-winning NFL team to filing for bankruptcy and divorce. In this episode, Gary shares how he learned just as much from failure as he has with success. Achieving what he thought he wanted—status and wealth—put things in perspective, forcing him to realize family and fulfillment are what reall [...]

There is time to find the silver lining with Katie Doble, Denver

January 20, 2022

Throughout her life, Katie ‘Emoji’ Doble has found herself a statistical outlier. In her teens, she lost her mother to cancer, in her 20’s she struggled with her identity, in her 30’s she was diagnosed with a very rare terminal cancer. Finally, she’s met her 40’s being declared disease-free. Each of those events has taken its toll, but they’ve also given her perspective on the importance of addressing your emotions, giving yourself grace, and setting boundaries. How does [...]

Inside the Net with Ben Davis, Platelet Donor

December 16, 2021

Ben Davis is a Strategic Consultant at GadellNet, yet he somehow still finds time to spend two hours every other Saturday donating platelets.  Some might wonder why he doesn't sleep in or something more typical of a Saturday morning. For Ben, the answer is simple – is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Listen to find out.  Key Takeaways:  - Is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? - [...]

There is time for being intentional with Alex Raymond, Boulder

December 9, 2021

Alex Raymond has lived and traveled all over the world–from the metropolises of Hong Kong, London and Beijing to the small-town tech hub of Boulder, Colorado. "It's all about mindset. I want to have friends all over the place. So I spent a lot of time asking, 'Where would I like to live.'" Alex's company, Kapta, is a purpose-built platform for organizations that want to establish, expand, or improve their Key Account Management function. But it didn't start out that way. As wi [...]

Inside the Net with Taryn Pulliam, Covenant House

December 2, 2021

Taryn Pulliam is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at GadellNet and also serves on the board for Covenant House, a nonprofit providing services to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 16-24. Taryn left home herself at 18, but her ability to succeed on her own was grounded in the love and support she knew she always had from her family–the same support she now hopes to convey to the youth she serves at Covenant House. How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Lis [...]

There is time to be of service with Ryan O’Donoghue, Denver

November 29, 2021

For teens and young adults with cancer or multiple sclerosis, navigating these diseases in the prime of their life is a lonely endeavor. Ryan O’Donoghue is on a mission to create impact through life-changing outdoor adventures. “That rock doesn’t care that you have cancer; those rapids aren’t going to mellow out.They’re not treating you any differently.” After losing his brother, Colin, to cancer at age 28, Ryan founded Rise Above It, an organization committed to advancing the [...]

Inside the Net with Jessica Thomas, Fosterburg Fire Protection District

November 18, 2021

Jessica Thomas is an Account Manager at GadellNet who also serves on the board for the Fosterburg Fire Protection District. Jessica is a busy mother, wife, manager, and board member, but she draws energy from the chaos. She says she is most productive when active and inspired to help others solve their problems.  How does Jessica live a life of zero excuses? Let’s find out. Key Takeaways: Honor the problem, don’t blame othersProblem-solving starters without excusesYou don’t [...]

There is time for meaningful connection with Adam Vandoski, Indianapolis

November 11, 2021

So often we rush through meals but Adam Vandoski hopes to make eating a shared experience again with his company the Vine Society.  “If you’re going to eat, it might as well be delicious and with people that you love.” That’s Adam’s philosophy. He believes there's a way to eat in a way that nourishes both your body and your soul. To achieve that, his company provides good food and wine, encouraging people to be purposeful and present with their friends and family.  Wit [...]

There is time to reflect with Casey Crouse, Indianapolis

October 14, 2021

Casey Crouse is an account manager at GadellNet. He’s also on the Board of the Riley Children's Foundation, the founder of the New Shoe Day Foundation, an advocate for mental health—and an ultra-marathon runner. What a resume of experience!  In this episode, Nick and Casey mix things up by discussing six key takeaways they learned from running ultra marathons that apply to business and life.  Key Takeaways: Stress can be a good thing when applied appropriatelyCommunity ca [...]